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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Support for young people

 

 

 

  • ADHD Northwest - Offer support for children, young people and their families who are affected by ADHD. 01254 886886

 

  • AMPARO - Offers support for anyone affected by suicide in Lancashire. 0330 088 9255.

 

  • Be Well BwD For information and resources on improving your mental health from BwD’s Council Public Health Team. COMING SOON Bee - Yourself: A new resource for young people (Aged 8-11). This website has been designed to support children and young people's emotional health and wellbeing.

 

 

 

  • Child Bereavement UK. Support for children and young people who are grieving. Helpline available: 0800 02 888 40

 

  • ELCAS Young People’s Mental Health Drop – In Service. Every Wednesday. See poster below.

 

 

  • Kooth Safe and anonymous online counselling and support for young people. For more information or to order Kooth resources please email: hhook@kooth.com

 

  • ORCHA Find and download NHS Approved APPS to your device to help improve and track your mental health and wellbeing.

 

 

  • Rainbow Youth Centre Acts as a hub for parents and young members of the LGBTQI+ community, a place that offers help, support, a place that is safe for young members be themselves.

 

  • Reading Well for Teens  This booklist is targeted at teenagers (13-18) and includes self-help techniques, personal stories, graphic books, fiction and a selection of supporting digital resources. Hard copies and online versions of these book are available from Blackburn Libraries service.

Blackburn Central Library | Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council

 

  • Samaritans. To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact the Samaritans, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123 (free from any phone), or email jo@samaritans.org

 

  • Trust House Provide specialist support services to women, men and children affected by rape and sexual abuse. They can also support the family. 01772 825288

 

  • The Mix. If you’re under 25, you can call The Mix on 0808 808 4994 (Sunday-Friday 2pm–11pm)

Promoting well-being and mental health

 

  • Better Health Every Mind Matters – School Zone. Download free resources from Public Health England to support work with 10-16 year olds on worry, self-care, sleep and more.

 

Online Safety

This guide has been developed for professionals who work with young people to help them understand what constitutes abusive behaviour online, the consequences of that behaviour, and where they can get help. The guide applies to professionals working in England and Wales

Supporting professionals working with children and young people, with any online safety issue they may be having.

 

 

 

  • Gambling
  • Wellbeing
  • Sexual Health
  • Tobacco
  • Mental Health
  • Young Carers
  • Drug and Alcohol Services
  • ACEs

 

 

Support for adults

 

 

 

  • BwD Adult Learning  provide training to help individuals and families on a range of wellbeing and mental health courses. Including Mental Health First Aid.

 

  • Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM). If you identify as male, you can call the Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) on 0800 58 58 58 (5pm–midnight every day) or use their webchat service.

 

  • ELCAS Young People’s Mental Health Online Service. Every Wednesday. For adults concerned about someone under 18. See poster below.

 

  • Flourishing Minds Lancashire Mind provide the following range of mental health and wellbeing services to ALL residents 18+:
  • Wellbeing Workshops (One off workshops on topics including Five Ways to Wellbeing and stress management.)
  • Wellbeing Groups (Completed over 6 weeks, covering topics such as low mood, anxiety, stress, sleep and worry management.)
  • 1-to-1 Wellbeing Coaching (Work with a Wellbeing Coach over 6 sessions, to identify the challenges you are facing and look at ways to overcome them.)

            To find out more contact: The Wellbeing Service on 01254 682037

 

  • LSCFT (NHS) access urgent or general mental health support, 24 hours a day seven days a week. For you or for someone you are worried about. Call 0800 013 0707

 

  • Manchester Parents Group is a voluntary organisation which supports families and friends of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people (LGBT).

 

  • NHS MENTAL HEALTH CRISIS LINE: If you need urgent help as you are in mental health distress and you are over 16 you can call 0800 953 0110 - 24 hours, seven days a week

 

  • NHS Wellbeing Helpline & Texting Service: staffed by volunteers and those with lived experience, offers emotional support – ring if you want to chat about your mental health or are lonely etc. It can be contacted on 0800 915 4640 or by texting ‘Hello’ to 07860 022846.

 

 

  • ORCHA Find and download NHS Approved APPS to your device to help improve and track your mental health and wellbeing.

 

  • Re-Align Futures CIC deliver fully funded training on a range of mental health topics – from awareness raising sessions through to accredited training courses on mental health and suicide intervention. (MHFA &ASIST)  For more information: training@re-align.org.uk

 

  • Samaritans. To talk about anything that is upsetting you, you can contact the Samaritans, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Call 116 123 (free from any phone), or email jo@samaritans.org

 

  • SANEline. If you’re experiencing a mental health problem or supporting someone else, call 0300 304 7000 (4.30pm–10.30pm every day of the year).

 

  • Trust House Provide specialist support services to women, men and children affected by rape and sexual abuse. They can also support the family. 01772 825288

Togetherall - a confidential, online mental health support community, available 24/7 for Parents in the Lancashire


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